Old Ottawa South Community Association

200 Hopewell: Another Infill Nightmare

200 Hopewell: Another Infill Nightmare

Were you inconvenienced by a neighbourhood road closure in early January? Perhaps you were trying to get to Brewer Pool, Brewer Rink, or Westboro Academy on January 10th, 11th, or 12th, 2018, only to be stopped along Hopewell Avenue.

Read more...

Emilie Taman Announces Candidacy for City Councillor in Capital Ward

Emilie Taman announced her candidacy for Capital Ward on January 29, 2018, saying she’s running to provide strong and responsive representation at City Hall for all residents, and to contribute to building a more inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable Ottawa. “Capital Ward needs a councillor who will consult, listen and work collaboratively to build stronger communities in the ward and a better city—for families, seniors, students, young professionals, LGBTQ+ individuals, Indigenous peoples, and newcomers to Canada,” she said.

Read more...
Alsebaee Family, with newest addition Azad.

Donations Desperately Needed For New Refugees

In 2018, we all hope for the health, happiness and safety of our friends and family. Sadly, for refugees from Syria – and other war-torn countries – waiting for sponsorship, it’s their basic survival, rather than happiness, that is their immediate priority for the next 12 months. That’s why the Ottawa South Committee for Refugee Sponsorship (OSCRS) is eagerly seeking financial support.

Read more...

Local Apparel/Barbershop and New Pizza/Grill Joint

After some long waits, two businesses opened their doors in the past few weeks: clothing store/barbershop Arkadía in part of the former Folklore Centre (1111 Bank Street), and Pizza/Grill take-out spot Roost and Grills in the former Papaz Pizza spot (1202 Bank Street).

Read more...
How Hypnotic Dunces Happened

How Hypnotic Dunces Happened

It all started when Wang ordered the Magnificent Marvello’s Hypnotic Medallion out of a comic book. I knew right then that things would go wrong. Insanely, hysterically wrong.

I didn’t know exactly what would happen. But I knew that a crazy caper was brewing in my head – and the only way to get it out, was to write it down in a book. A book called Hypnotic Dunces.

Read more...

Learning in Retirement: Spring 2018 Sessions

Registration for the 2018 Early Spring, Late Spring, and May Evening Sessions of the Learning in Retirement series at Carleton University begins on Tuesday, January 30, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Here are some of the courses offered:

Read more...

Ottawa Next: Beyond 2036

What do you think makes Ottawa a liveable city? What's important to you for the city's future? The City of Ottawa has embarked on a planning exercise to identify the challenges of the future. 

Read more...
Old Ottawa’s Disputed Territory

Old Ottawa’s Disputed Territory

So if you live south of Riverdale and east of Avenue Road do you live in Old Ottawa South, Old Ottawa East or Rideau Garden(s)? While it’s a question that has no importance in terms of passport requirements, taxes, or services, it is a question that gets raised periodically.

Read more...

Contact us

613-247-4946